Sew, Sew, Sew at Our Creative Corner

HAPPY MONDAY & HAPPY FEBRUARY!!  It’s time to introduce our new challenge theme at Our Creative Corner and it’s ‘Sew’ Fun!!

My OCC DTmate Jan, is our Challenge Hostess for the month and here’s her challenge to us for February–

SEW, SEW, SEW

Fabrics, wool, threads, lace – this month’s challenge is all about texture, layers and loveliness!  What scraps have you got hidden away?  Any snippets of favourite clothes you can’t bare to part with?  Anything sewing related can be used in your piece.  You could use stitches, sewing machine or fake stitches.  Don’t forget to get out your sewing themed stamps and dies.  Have fun and create something! 

I “SEW” LOVE Jan’s theme this month and might have gone Sew-Happy with my project–

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–I’ve got machine stitching all over the place!!  But, before I go into the details of how I made this little wall hanging, let me tell you–Our Challenge Sponsor this month is…

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Darkroom Door will be awarding one randomly drawn participant a Darkroom Door Rubber Stamp Set of their choice ($31.95 AUD value).  Jan will also award her Top Winner with a future Guest Designer spot at Our Creative Corner and her Top 3 favs will be awarded OCC Blog Badges.  Take a looksee at our Challenge Rules for additional details.

Now, back to my very rustic wall hanging….

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I started by pre-cutting and staining pieces of muslin with Distress Stains.  These greens are for the stem and leaves…

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…and these yellows are for the Sunflower head.

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I’m using a lovely Sunflower themed PaperArtsy stamp set by Lin Brown (ELB24).  I stamped the flower head and stem onto the stained fabrics with Jet Black Archival.  I had fussy cut the lighter green stem and leaves and adhered onto the darker green panel.

I ran the stamped fabric through my sewing machine to add a stitched outline to the images then carefully fussy cut.  OH–something that I did with the pieces of fabric before sewing & fussy cutting was, strengthen the fabric with fusible interfacing.  I was worried that the fabric wouldn’t stand up to all of the machine stitching, so I ironed on pieces of fusible interfacing to make the fabric more sturdy.

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I forgot to take pictures while I was stamping and assembling the wall hanging part itself–I was ‘sew’ in the zone!! 😉

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I stamped and machine stitched the front and back pieces of muslin, then colored in a little bit with the same Distress Stains I used to stain the fabric with.  I sandwiched a piece of cotton batting between the layers of muslin, added the three hanger pieces, and stitched the two panels together.

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I adhered the Sunflower onto the panel with matte Decou-Page.

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I stamped the sentiment onto a piece of muslin with Jet Black Archival and stitched onto another piece of fabric that I had stained with Black Soot DS and adhered to the panel.

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I’ve been waiting for just the right inspiration (and motivation) to make something to specifically hang on this cool hangar, and Jan’s Sew, Sew, Sew Challenge theme happened!  The wooden bobbin and bell pull hangar were sent to me by my Artsy Fartsy Crafty Friend-Deb, from Paxton Valley Folk Art.  She creates the coolest banners and when she shares them on her blog, she displays them on this same bobbin/hangar set-up.  Just love it–so simple and clever!!  Thanks again, Deb!! 🙂

Thanks so much for coming ’round again!  It’s been blogging busy here at Ain’t That Artsy Fartsy, but things are about to calm down, now that the 1st of the month has hit.  I’ll be back one more time before the day is out, so I hope you’ll hang with me, for just a little bit longer?!  I’ll be back soon!!

Until next time–Stay Artsy Fartsy!!

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SUPPLIES I USED:

  • Cotton Muslin Fabric; Fusible Interfacing; Cotton Batting
  • Stamps:  Lin Brown ELB24 (PaperArtsy)
  • Archival Ink (Ranger); Distress Stains (Tim Holtz/Ranger); Matte Decou-Page (Deco-Art); Black Enamel (Ranger)
  • Sewing Machine (Kenmore); Fabric Scissors (Fiskars); Craft Scratcher (Tim Holtz/Tonic Studios); Detail Paint Brush

Make Time-Moodboard Challenge at Our Creative Corner

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!  I’ve got my Our Creative Corner party hat on, as we’re ringing in the new year with a most apropos challenge theme, courtesy our Guest Resident DT member, Claudia (aka Von Pappe II).  Here’s what Claudia has challenged us with for this first month of a brand new  creative year:

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Servus!  Claudia here to welcome you to Our Creative Corner’s first challenge of the year (what an honour!)–And here we go:

Why not promise something good to yourself for the new year’s start?

To make more quality time for yourself, for example, and spend it doing what you love? Creative (or recreational) time always is quality time if you listen to your inner voice and follow your own speed, instead of listening to the clock ticking and reminding you of deadlines or other duties. And work will be done so much more easily (and faster) after some recreational me-time as it will have fuelled up your energy!  I promise! 

So why not escape the endless circling and rushing and get yourself in the right mood for some me-time? The mood board I have in store for you, could be a good start.

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I challenge you to calm down, enjoy what you see and let yourself be inspired by it. No precise theme to narrow your creativity down – just the colours, shapes, directions, textures and hints of possible themes.

Whatever you make of it – it will be good! Whatever it sparks in you – I want you to show it and have a good time at your studio desks!

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Well, I’m usually kind of intimidated by moodboards–there’s too much creative stimulation for me to handle all at once (squirrel!), but taking Claudia’s advice to heart, I calmed down, enjoyed what I was seeing and crafted for some me-time.

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My birthday is in January and I’m an Aquarius, so I made this stubby, funky tag, well, for ME!!  🙂 🙂

I managed to take a few BTS pictures while I was putting this together–let me show you…

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I started by playing with the colors that Claudia presented us with in her moodboard.  Something else Claudia presented us with in her moodboard are astrological signs.  OK–direction starting to materialize….

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I made a stencil of my astrological sign out of a piece of acetate.  I found a free image online, printed it out, then laid the piece of acetate over the image and fussy cut it out.  I used a piece of tape to correct a mistake I made during my fussy cutting and it’s all better now!!

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I stamped out AQUARIUS onto tissue paper and carefully fussy cut each one out to use in my background.

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I cut down a jumbo tag and stamped this Stampotique image called ‘Sweetmoves’ onto the tag with Jet Black Archival ink.  I did some pre-positioning of the tissue paper word bands then adhered onto the tag with matte Decou-Page.

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After I adhered the stamped tissue paper onto the tag and heat set, I ran the tag through Hickory Smoke DS–this will help tone down the Ultramarine Color Burst I’m going to be using.

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Using my homemade stencil, I applied textured embossing paste through the stencil with a palette knife.

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I squeezed the bottle of Ultramarine Blue CB onto my craft sheet and mixed with water.  When the texture paste is dry, I’m going to give the tag a water color washing to achieve that smoky blue color in the moodboard.

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I love the resist effect in the background from the matte Decou-Page.  It’s added another element of interest when I wasn’t even trying to!

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A couple more elements from Claudia’s moodboard that I’m bringing in is, brass and more color.  I gave Sweetmoves yellow pants and an orange shirt (she likes wearing bright colors being an Aquarius and all…)(and yellow is her favorite color, too!) and I’ve dipped the edges of the tag into Tarnished Brass DP.

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Sweetmoves is also presenting us with a great big, wet looking raindrop–She is the Water-Bearer after all!  That’s a raindrop from Designs by Ryn’s Raindrop stamp set and I gave it two coats of Diamond Glaze.  It will look wet forever!  OH–then I added a bit more brass by painting the stenciling with Tarnished Brass DS and adding a typed token that I painted with Tarnished Brass DP.

Thanks to Claudia for the motivation and inspiration!  I’ve been stuck (but in a good way) in the create-for-Christmas-mode, and it was nice to step out of it and create for no rhyme or reason–It was Fun!!

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Our challenge sponsor this month is Creative Embellishments and if you join in on Claudia’s challenge and enter your Make Time Moodboard Challenge project by January 28th, one random winner will receive a $25 gift certificate to Creative Embellishments!  Claudia’s Top Challenge Winner will be awarded a future OCC Guest Designer Spot and her Top 3 Winner’s will receive OCC Top 3 Blog Badges!

Thanks so much for starting your New Year with me!!  I hope to see your Make Time Moodboard creations over at Our Creative Corner!!

Until next time–Stay Artsy Fartsy!!

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SUPPLIES I USED:

  • Stamps:  Sweetmoves (Stampotique); Alphabet Letters (Hero Arts, I think); Raindrop Set (Designs by Ryn)
  • Jumbo Manila Tag (The Funkie Junkie Boutique); Tissue Paper; Mixed-Media Paper (Strathmore); Acetate
  • Color Bursts (Ken Oliver); Archival Ink (Ranger); Distress Paint & Stains (Tim Holtz/Ranger); Textured Embossing Paste (Wendy Vecchi); Diamond Glaze (Judikins)
  • Typed Token &Brad (Tim Holtz/Idea-ology)
  • Finger Knife (Fiskars); Craft Sheet (Ranger); Heat Tool; Water Brush; Round Paint Brush; Matte Decou-Page (DecoArt)

Wish Upon a Star

Hi There & HELLO DECEMBER!!  I’ve been looking forward to this month at Our Creative Corner because of the challenge theme  of —-

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Our Challenge Hostess this month is my SUPER talented DT member Trish Latimer and here’s what she has to say about her challenge to us this month….

“My challenge to you all this month is a very simple one…Stars!

I have a passion for stars.  Stars are incorporated into my email addresses, internet log ins, business name and even my tattoos 🙂

I would love for you all to share your creations, full of stars!!  Star stamps, star die cuts, star embellishments, star shaped backgrounds-it’s up to you!!  Use lots, or just the one, as long as there is a star somewhere, you’re good to go!!”

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I Love stars, too, Trish!!

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And with Christmas right around the corner, I thought about making things to send out, instead of just Christmas cards this year.  So, I made a trio of very rustic, roughly machine stitched, simple, stamped & stuffed star ornaments.  Gosh, say that 5 times fast!  I took a few pictures along the way–let me show you 🙂

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I used my Cricut machine to cut out chipboard stars to use as my patterns.  I cut a piece of cotton muslin big enough to let me get 3 stars and off camera is a piece of star fabric that I’ll be using for the backsides.

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I soaked my piece of cotton muslin (along with another piece) in coffee for about 15 minutes and air dried.

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I ironed my two strips of fabric, traced out the stars and snipped out with sharp scissors.

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I used the spare pieces of muslin to stamp all of the Christmas sentiments onto.  I used Coffee Archival ink as that is permanent and won’t bleed if the fabric happens to get damp, and all of the sentiments are from the Christmas Chalk stamp set from Artistic Outpost.

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I machine stitched borders around all of the words then trimmed to size and I frayed all of the edges with my craft scratcher.

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I was doing a little placement dry run here and something I forgot to take a picture of, was the stamping of all of the red stars onto the dyed muslin stars.  The star images are from the Chalkboard Wisdom set from AO and I used Vermillion Archival.

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Something else that I forgot to take a picture of is the batting layer that I sandwiched between the two pieces of fabric.  You can see some red fringe coming out of the star–I stitched that yarn onto both sides of the batting, that I had cut into a star shape, too, then stitched the three layers together.  I left an opening at the top of the star so that I could add a little stuffing and the word bands are only glued on at this point.

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I added a couple of star shaped eyelets to the top points of both stars, fluffed the stuffing a little, then sewed the top of the star closed.  I then ran the star through my sewing machine to stitch the word bands into place and to give the stars a puffy, quilty feel.

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After all of the stars were assembled, stuffed and stitched, I gave them all a spray of Pewter Perfect Pearls Mist.  There’s a nice little shimmer to them, that didn’t get captured in the photos, darn it!

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I almost started to add bling to all of the ornaments, but changed my mind, wanting to keep these as simple and vintagey as possible.  Thank goodness I’ve completely ‘Embraced Imperfection’ with all of that rough stitching!! 😉 🙂

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I don’t have a Christmas tree in the house yet, but I do have lots of trees outside that serve their purpose well, when I need a tree to hang ornaments on to photograph!!  And look–there’s even a little snow left on the branches from our first snow storm!

What kind of ‘Wish Upon a Star’ creation will you dream up for our December challenge?  We’re being sponsored this month by–

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One lucky, randomly drawn participant, will receive a surprise parcel of goodies direct from Tando Creative!  Then Trish will award her favorite Top 3 with OCC Blog Badges and her overall challenge winner will be a future Guest Designer at Our Creative Corner!  You’ve got to be in it to win it, so Come On!  The challenge is open until Monday, December 28th.

Thanks so much for joining me today!  I can’t wait to see your Star inspired creations at Our Creative Corner!!

Until next time–Stay Artsy Fartsy!!

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SUPPLIES I USED:

  • Cotton Muslin Fabric; Red Star Fabric; Funky Red Yard; Cotton Batting; Fiber Fill; Sewing Machine (Kenmore)
  • Stamps: Chalkboard Wisdom & Christmas Chalk (Artistic Outpost)
  • Archival Inks (Ranger); Matte Decou-Page (DecoArt)
  • Star Eyelets
  • Craft Scratcher (Tim Holtz/Tonic Studios); Scissors; Eyelet Setter; Hole Punch; Bamboo Skewer

DecoArt Sponsor Spotlight

HAPPY MONDAY!!  I’m over at Our Creative Corner today featuring a project I made showcasing products from this month’s Topsy Turvy Challenge Sponsor DecoArt.

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It’s a photo heavy post, so make sure you have a favorite beverage or snack and Enjoy!!

Until next time–Stay Artsy Fartsy!!

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SUPPLIES I USED:

  • Wooden Miniature 3-Drawer Chest of Drawers (antique store salvage)
  • Fluid Acrylics, Crackle Paint, Misters, Antiquing Cream, Interference & White Gesso (DecoArt Media); Americana Weathered Wood Crackle Medium (DecoArt); Matte Decou-Page (DecoArt)
  • Burlap Paper; Tulle; Kraft Core (Tim Holtz/Core’dinations); Melange Tissue Wrap, Menagerie Paper Stash, Letterpress Blocks (Tim Holtz/Idea-ology); Foil Tape (Home Depot)
  • Tattered Florals Bigz Die (Tim Holtz/Sizzix); Big Shot Machine (Sizzix); Sewing Machine (Kenmore)
  • Paint Brushes; Hot Glue Gun; Seed Beads; Glass Door Knob; Accoutrements (Tim Holtz/Idea-ology); Wooden Spools

Topsy Turvy at Our Creative Corner

Happy November!!  WHAT?  November already?!  Well, that means it’s a brand new challenge month at Our Creative Corner!!  This month’s challenge is being hosted by my Lovely OCC DT-mate, Lys of ImpressionScrap.  Take it away Lys–

“We often try to do the right way, use the suitable thing, organize our creations following definite lines or intentions…and sometimes it doesn’t go the way we wanted it to.  Sometimes it goes to the bin, sometimes we discover something new…and we love it!!

On the right side or topsy turvy…Is there a right side in art? 

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So, let’s play!!  Whatever it is: upside down, inverted, reversed or escaping from the right order….Please show me one “Topsy Turvy” creation and how it came to life in your hands!”

Well, OK, Lys!!  This is what I made for your Topsy Turvy challenge….

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I completed a page in my art journal, upside down and had a play with one of life’s most prolific quotes and turned it Topsy Turvy, too!!  It would be improbable enough “When Pigs Fly”…but UPSIDE DOWN, too?

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This is how my page started out.  My background is made using Ken Oliver’s Colors Bursts in Ultramarine Blue & Sepia.  I lightly spritzed the page with water, then squeezed the CBs onto the page, spritzed with a bit more water and let the CBs do their thing.  I heat set, then stamped the farm image from my AO Outpost set onto tissue paper and glued onto the page with matte Decou-Page.  The checkerboard design is part of Dylusions’ luscious leaves stencil and I used textured crackle paste.

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I stained pieces of manila stock with DSS and heat set.

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I’m stamped Roc Nicholas’ Flying Pig image onto all of the stained pieces of stock with black pigment ink and heat embossed.  I fussy cut out the piggies I needed for my page.

I used alpha tiles to form the quote and adhered into place with E6000 adhesive and I used matte Decou-page to adhere the pigs down.

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Those crazy swines!!  I outlined all of them with Black Soot DI and my water brush and used my air art tool to give a spritz of ink here and there.

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Either way you look at this page, you can’t mistake the playful mood being Topsy Turvy put me in!!  I was dizzy from delight, I’m tellin’ ya’!! 🙂

Take the challenge theme Lys has presented and truly go Topsy Turvy with it!  Our sponsor this month is–

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Andy Skinner, DecoArt Artist extraordinaire & DecoArt is donating a DecoArt Media Sampler Kit to one of our randomly selected entrants!  How cool is that?  And Andy will be including a couple of  his stencils, too!! WOO HOO!!  And I will be back next week with our first DecoArt Sponsor Spotlight for the month.  I can’t wait to show you what I did!! 😉

Our Topsy Turvy challenge closes on November 28th then Lys will announce her winners in early December.  The Top Winner will be awarded a future Guest Designer spot at Our Creative Corner and Lys will award her fav Top 3 with OCC Blog Badges.

Thanks so much for spending a little bit of your Sunday with me!  I hope to see your Topsy Turvy creations at our challenge!!

Until next time-Stay Artsy Fartsy!!

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SUPPLIES I USED:

  • Inky Art Journal (Yvonne Blair); Tissue Paper; Manila Stock
  • Stamps: Pig (Roc Nicols/Stampotique); The Outpost (Artistic Outpost)
  • Archival Ink, Clear Embossing Powder & Perfect Pearls Mist (Ranger); Color Bursts (Ken Oliver); Textured Crackle Paste (Wendy Vecchi); Pigment Ink (ColorBox); Distress Markers (Tim Holtz/Ranger)
  • Tissue Tape (Tim Holtz/Idea-ology); Luscious Leaves Stencil (Dylusions/Ranger);
  • Craft Sheet (Ranger); Heat Tool; Finger Knife (Fiskars); Palette Knife; Water Brush; Air Art Tool (ArtWorx)

Happy Horror to You

HELLO OCTOBER!!  WOO HOO!!  It’s going to be a fun month here at Ain’t That Artsy Fartsy and it begins with a new challenge month at Our Creative Corner!!  I’ve really been looking forward to this challenge, to let my inner dark side come out for a play, with our Hostess Laura’s, theme this month–HEEEEERE’S Laura!!

“Forget cute cats and smiling pumpkins….We want….

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For this Halloween, share with us some horror inspired creations that are sure to send shivers down our spines. 

Bring out your most grotesque stamps and embellishments, or perhaps take on the challenge of finding a way to transform pretty stamps into something macabre.  Reach for the grungiest colors and textures–Come over to the dark side of Halloween.

Can you scare us?”

Well, I’ll certainly try, Laura–

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 I took Laura’s theme to heart, that of the darkest kind it seems, and created this art journal page full of macabre, with a bit of black humor, too, to soften the blow, so to speak.  I’ve got just a few photos of what I did to put this fiendish page of grisliness together….if you dare to look?

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I’m working on a page in my 6″ x 8″ art journal.  I started with spritzing my page with water, then I sprayed a couple of Distress Spray Stains over the surface and heat set, but I don’t remember which colors these were–Could be Pumice Stone & Antique Linen?

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I spritzed Hickory Smoke DSS directly to the bottom, spritzed with water, then heat set.

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I applied WV Embossing Paste through my Brick stencil and let air dry.

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When the embossing paste was dry, I stood the journal upright then sprayed Fired Brick & Barn Door DSSs at the top and let it drip down and pool at the bottom of the page.  I roughly painted Black Soot DI with my water brush in between the crevices of the bricks, then stamped the image of Penelope into place, so I know where future placements will occur.

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I rubbed a layer of DAM Gold Interference over Penelope’s stamped image with my finger and laid down a strip of TH design tape.  In the grand scheme of things, I want an aura, of sorts, around Penelope-as if she could be standing under a light source, or illuminated by something from within, maybe?

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I added a fussy cut shadow image of Penelope and rubbed Black Soot DP over the strip of tape.  From here on out, I didn’t take pictures of the stamping, heat embossing, water coloring and such going on behind the scenes, sorry about that….

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…But, how ’bout that quote?  This devilishly, delicious quote–I cannot take credit for!  I am a fan of witty dialogue and snarky banter and this little gem is from an American comedy (no longer on the air) called Arrested Development (…narrated in season 3 when Michael meets Rita).  That show was chock full of hilariously snarky dialog that I just loved (and still do)!

Anyways, I digress–I printed the quote out from my computer, cut into word bands and treated to its crackly finish with DAM Crackle Glaze.  The Union Jack is found in the London Underground stamp set that I had colored directly with DMs, spritzed with water, then stamped upon coffee stained vellum.  Oh, those cobwebs!!  That’s an image from the Haunted set from Oxford Impressions.  I stamped it onto tissue paper with white pigment ink and heat embossed.  I carefully fussy ripped each cobweb out and colored with my Pumice Stone DM.  The embossed image acts as a resist, so the marker only colored the tissue paper and not the cobweb.

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Penelope’s hat & spiders are from Tim Holtz’s Undertaker set.  Those were stamped with black pigment ink onto mixed-media paper, heat embossed then fussy cut.  The announcement of deaths behind Penelope is also from the Undertaker set that I stamped onto coffee stained vellum and cut out.  I carefully burned the vellum in places and added a few of my faux rusted brads in place.  I water colored Penelope with my water brush and Distress Markers and her little arachnid friend is hanging from a piece of cotton string.

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Before I started layering all of the images onto the page, I spritzed the cobwebs with Pewter Perfect Pearls Mist to give them a shimmery appearance.  After adhering everything onto the page, I gave Penelope and the word bands a little extra shading with Black Soot DI and my water brush.  I can tell you, I’m having a bit of a giggle with this page!  Or maybe it’s more like an evil cackle?!

And, as this is an art journal page created to inspire for our Our Creative Corner Horror themed challenge this month, I dare not forget to mention this month’s sponsor, Nicecrane Designs!

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Nicecrane is sponsoring our challenge with a $20 voucher to their online store, to one of our randomly chosen participants.  They’ve got some great vintage Halloween images…..

Well, there you go–My creative start for the month of October.  If today’s creation is an example of what’s in store this month, you’re in for a ‘bump in the middle of the night” kind of ride!!

Thanks for joining me today!  Until next time–Stay Artsy Fartsy!!

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SUPPLIES I USED:

  • 6″ x 8″ Art Journal (Yvonne Blair); Mixed-Media Paper (Strathmore); Tissue Paper; Vellum
  • Stamps:  Penelope (Stampotique); Undertaker (Tim Holtz/Stampers Anonymous); London Underground (Artistic Outpost); Haunted (Oxford Impressions)
  • Distress Spray Stains, Inks, Markers & Paint (Tim Holtz/Ranger); Archival Inks (Ranger); Pigment Inks (Colorbox); Embossing Paste (Wendy Vecchi); White Embossing Powder (my stash); Clear Embossing Powder (Ranger); Crackle Glaze, Texture Sand Paste, Gold Interference, Fluid Acrylics (DecoArt Media); Perfect Pearls Mist (Ranger)
  • Brick Stencil (My Favorite Things); Cotton String; Design Tape (Tim Holtz/Idea-ology)
  • Finger Knife (Fiskars); Craft Sheet (Ranger); Heat Tool; Embossing Heat Gun; Matte Decou-Page (DecoArt); Water Brush; Palette Knife; Scissors;

Shades of Autumn

Hello & Welcome to a brand new challenge month at Our Creative Corner.  With Fall just around the corner, my lovely OCC Design Teammie Julia is challenging us with the theme of Shades of Autumn.  Let’s hear what Julia is looking for–

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“I love the colours of Autumn!  Those beautiful and dramatic reds, golds, yellows, browns, greens and all shades in between.  Your challenge this month is to take some inspiration from the colours in the image provided and make an Autumnal inspired project.”

This month’s Our Creative Corner challenge is being sponsored by–

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One randomly drawn participant will win a $25 gift certificate to Creative Embellishments.

We will also have a Shades of Autumn Top Winner who will be awarded a future Guest Designer spot at Our Creative Corner and we have our Top 3 Blog Badges to award as well.  All kinds of good things going on!!  Let me show you what I’m creating for Julia’s challenge–

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My Shades of Autumn project is one that is still in progress–I’m making garlands of fall leaves for a display table.

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I started by die cutting lots and lots of Tattered Leaves and Layered Leaves out of pieces of Collage Paper Stash and Core’dinations stock.

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I ran the leaves through their embossing folder and treated them further with Distress Inks and the addition of metallic leafing to some of the leaves.

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I spritzed the leaves with different colors of Perfect Pearls Mist and wrapped them with wire for a little interest.

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I machine stitched all of the Tattered Leaves together to make a string of leafy garland that will go around the perimeter of the display table.

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I’m adhering the bigger leaves together to form different lengths of garland that will hang down from the stitched string of garland.

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This is a dry run of what the table garland will look like and I’ll be making enough lengths to go around 3 sides of a 6′ x 2′ table.

There you have it–My Shades of Autumn project-in progress-for Our Creative Corner this month.  You’ve got until September 28th, 11:55pm GDT to bring your Shades of Autumn projects over to join in our challenge.  Hope to see you there!!

Thanks so much for stopping by today!!  Until next time–Stay Artsy Fartsy!!

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SUPPLIES I USED:

  • Tattered Leaves Die & Layered Leaf Duo (Tim Holtz/Sizzix)
  • Kraft Core & Color Core Stock (Core’dinations); Collage Paper Stash (Tim Holtz/Idea-ology)
  • Distress Inks (Tim Holtz/Ranger); Perfect Pearls Mist & Sticky Embossing Powder (Ranger); Distress Embossing Ink (Tim Holtz/Ranger)
  • Big Shot Machine (Sizzix); Tattered Leaves Bigz & Layered Leaf Bigz Duo (Tim Holtz/Sizzix)
  • Wire; Metallic Leaf Flakes; Stencil Brush; Embossing Heat Gun; Matte Decou-Page (DecoArt); Sewing Machine (Kenmore)